FASS in the News
10 April 2018
Professor Linda Woodhead (PPR) was a panellist on the Big Questions on BBC1, appearing live from Glasgow on 25th March. The topics discussed were “are today’s jobs bad for the soul?”; “should it be illegal to smack your child?” and “would Jesus be labelled an extremist today?”
26 March 2018
Distinguished Professor of English Literature Terry Eagleton was interviewed on Radio 4 on 21st March about the themes of his new book, Radical Sacrifice.
19 March 2018
Professor Paul Farley (English and Creative Writing) was interviewed for BBC World Service on 10th March, discussing his thoughts on Moby Dick.
12 March 2018
Dr Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has been awarded the 2018 Windham-Campbell Prize in Fiction, which includes a grant of $165,000, or £119,000, to support her writing.
6 March 2018
A pre-recorded interview with Professor Linda Woodhead (PPR) on the decline of religious education in schools was broadcast by BBC Radio 4 on 25th February for their Sunday programme.
2 February 2018
Professor Sylvia Walby (Sociology) is one of eight top international humanities and social scientists awarded 250,000 euros for research cooperation in Germany.